Miles On Miles: Interviews and Encounters with Miles Davis

Miles On Miles Interviews and Encounters with Miles Davis Miles on Miles collects the thirty most vital Miles Davis interviews Essential reading for anyone who wants to know what Miles Davis thought about his music life and philosophy Miles on Miles revea

  • Title: Miles On Miles: Interviews and Encounters with Miles Davis
  • Author: Paul Maher Jr. Michael K. Dorr
  • ISBN: 9781556527067
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Miles on Miles collects the thirty most vital Miles Davis interviews Essential reading for anyone who wants to know what Miles Davis thought about his music, life, and philosophy, Miles on Miles reveals the jazz icon as a complex and contradictory man, secretive at times but extraordinarily revealing at others Miles was not only a musical genius, but an enigma, andMiles on Miles collects the thirty most vital Miles Davis interviews Essential reading for anyone who wants to know what Miles Davis thought about his music, life, and philosophy, Miles on Miles reveals the jazz icon as a complex and contradictory man, secretive at times but extraordinarily revealing at others Miles was not only a musical genius, but an enigma, and nowhere else was he so compelling, exasperating, and entertaining as in his interviews, which vary from polite to outrageous, from straight ahead to contrarian Even his autobiography lacks the immediacy of the dialogues collected here Many were conducted by leading journalists like Leonard Feather, Stephen Davis, Ben Sidran, Mike Zwerin, and Nat Hentoff Others have never before seen print, are newly transcribed from radio and television shows, or appeared in long forgotten magazines Since Miles Davis s 1991 death, his influence has continued to grow But until now, no book has brought back to life his inimitable voice contemplative, defiant, elegant, uncompromising, and humorous Miles on Miles will long remain the definitive source for anyone wanting to really encounter the legend in print.

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    • Randall Wallace says:

      Dizzy suggested to Miles that he also play piano to understand chords. Monk told Miles to get his own not so Dizzy-esque voice. Before Dizzy, Miles copied Eldridge. Miles learned from Bird by listening to him play, rarely by listening to him talk theory. Miles tells how Louis Armstrong had Nixon personally walk his marijuana stash through customs in Russia. “Too play soft, you have to relax.” Coltrane said Miles was using so few chords at one point that he could play three chords at the same [...]

    • 5 Track says:

      essential reading for musicians

    • Todd says:

      This collection is a must for any fans of Miles Davis and Jazz, and should be read alongside Miles: The Autobiography. The interviews capture responses that range from laconic to biting. Miles Davis lived on his own terms and would never allow himself to feel an ounce of inferiority, and these conversations pay tribute to that fact. Davis talks about race/racism, music, drugs/sobriety, and more.

    • Kevin Fanning says:

      I enjoyed this, but about 3/4 of the way through I think I'm done. There was a handful of interviews where he was open and illustrative about his inspiration and creative process, and a lot a lot of interviews where he was annoyed at the interviewer, the record industry, and/or women ("bitches" here). So, in some ways it didn't provide enough information about him and in some ways it provided more than I really wanted or needed.

    • Philk81 says:

      Miles is great in this format - very insightful and obviously he had no patience for certain interviewers (pity the student phoning it in and getting a few choicephrases tossed his way almost immediately). Adds a lot of color to Miles' rep, esp. late in his career. His ongoing disdain for Columbia's inept handling of his work (in his view) is pretty hilarious. One of a kind!

    • Aaron says:

      Enjoyable. Can really see Miles transition through his interviews. Interesting guy, if polarizing figure. Gets a bit tedious toward the end, but an interesting way to watch him through time. Some of that 60's music writing is high comedy.

    • Brendan Forward says:

      Miles Davis is a multifarious individual and the collection of interviews shows a fiery, controversial, and insightful musician from so many angles.Worthwhile for any lover of Miles Davis

    • Christian says:

      so far, it's a great compilation of the difficult interviews conducted with one of the greats in jazz. insite to who he really was and felt about society.

    • Harold says:

      A collection of inteviews with Miles. I've read quite a few of them previously, but it's nice to have them all in one volume.

    • Maureen says:

      He's got a bad attitude.

    • Paul Maher Jr. says:

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